Lions & Hippos & Panthers, Oh My!

Lions & Hippos & Panthers, Oh My!

If you’ve ever wanted to see a giraffe up close, touch an elephant trunk, or ride a Jeep on the savanna, South Africa is the place for you. The country also boasts great food, a diverse culture, and an unforgettable history of apartheid and the . . . read more

Dollywood

Dollywood

A tribute to Dolly Parton and the Appalachian gem she’s created

Weekend in San Juan

Weekend in San Juan

Are you looking for your next weekend getaway? San Juan Island is the perfect place to go! Located just a few hours north of Seattle, San Juan has activities for energetic and relaxed explorers alike! Get Lost in Lavender Fields Pelindaba Lavender is one of . . . read more

Finding Treasure in Washington, DC

Finding Treasure in Washington, DC

Have you ever wanted to steal the Declaration of Independence? We’ve all watched Ben Gates and his friend Riley Poole use a map on the back of the Declaration of Independence to find ancient hidden treasure while racing against time and gun-toting treasure hunters. We . . . read more

Glacial Majesty

Glacial Majesty

John F. Kennedy said America’s national parks are meant to ensure that future generations “may know the majesty of the earth as we know it today.” Nowhere is such preservation as apparent as at Glacier National Park, which puts some of Earth’s grandest majesties on . . . read more

Oaxaca [wah-HAH-kah]

Oaxaca [wah-HAH-kah]

Flying into the small airport of Oaxaca (pronounced wah-HAH-kah), Mexico, I noticed the patchwork of farm fields covering the landscape. I travelled to Oaxaca during the warm Christmas season when the temperature averages around 81 degrees Fahrenheit. The people of Oaxaca are proud of their . . . read more

Where Heaven Meets Earth

Where Heaven Meets Earth

If you want to gain some perspective on your life, you need to spend some time in the Galilee. I spent ten days in the Galilee, exploring everything from Nazareth to Capernaum, from Tiberius to the Golan Heights. But ten days was nowhere near enough . . . read more

Highway to Helen

Highway to Helen

It all started with an earthquake. On March 20, 1980, the communities in Skamania County, Washington, US, experienced a 4.2 magnitude earthquake; this was the first definite sign that Mount St. Helens, a volcano that had been largely dormant, was about to erupt. Over the . . . read more

Sacred Depths

Sacred Depths

Find yourself in another world and another time in a Mexican cenote—if you’re ready to be inspired.

I-90 Hidden Treasures

I-90 Hidden Treasures

As the longest highway in the U.S., I-90 goes by a lot of unique locations. Here are a few of the possibilities across the country.